Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image shows a tiny Monster High doll holding an iron and pressing a garment. The overlay says, "How to iron doll clothes" but the tutorial associated with this image also includes an overview of various types of irons to use when sewing doll clothes, pressing seams, or ironing doll clothing. It also shows techniques for pressing seams on tiny doll clothes items, finger pressing, and how to use various irons for pressing and ironing when sewing dolls' clothes. The watermark offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where interested parties can watch this video for free and download free printable sewing patterns for many different sized dolls.

#SewingBlogger Thursday: Iron Doll Clothing (Tips)

This week has been primarily dedicated to renovating this website. I’m working behind the scenes to re-design my main gallery into a variety of galleries based a doll’s size, gender, and brand. It might be fun for those of you who follow the blog to see all of these older patterns pop up, but my YouTube followers can’t see them. And I didn’t want to … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Iron Doll Clothing (Tips)

The image shows an African American or African doll wearing her underpants and bra. All around her are images of outfits someone has made for her. She stands next to a tape measure.

#TapeMeasureTuesday: How to measure a doll for #sewing measurements

  Today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday tutorial video shows you how to measure your doll for sewing purposes, but just in case you didn’t get enough out of the video, here’s a breakdown for you: For the neck circumference, measure around the widest part of the doll’s neck. That’s usually at the base of the neck. For the neck-to-shoulder-seam, measure from the base of the neck (at the side of … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How to measure a doll for #sewing measurements

The image shows a hand holding a strip of elastic, and at one end of the elastic, there's a safety pin attached through the elastic. Behind the hand is a swatch of colorful fabric on a wooden surface. The overlay says, "How to Pull Elastic," and the tutorial video demonstrates how to pull elastic through the waistband of a skirt or a pair of pants or a pair of shorts when sewing.

Doll sewing tips: how to pull elastic through a waistband casing… #sewing #dolls

This week I gave you the free, printable sewing pattern for my 18″ doll skirt, plus a free tutorial video showing you how to make the skirt. This skirt uses an elastic waistband, which requires that you understand how to create a casing and how to pull elastic through that waistband’s casing. For your convenience, I’ve created a tutorial video showing you, one step and … Continue reading Doll sewing tips: how to pull elastic through a waistband casing… #sewing #dolls

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Barbie doll's lower half wearing a hand-made skirt with colorful flowers all over the fabric. The skirt is trimmed in lace and appears to have a gathered waist. The overlay says, "Easy Sew Skirt" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can find the pattern and tutorial to use for making this easy DIY Barbie skirt).

Barbie #dolls skirt #sewing project for #holiday gift-giving (EASY!) w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Do you know a little girl between the ages of three and ten years old? Most girls that age LOVE to play with Barbie dolls. If you want an easy-to-sew holiday gift for little girls, consider making them half a dozen Barbie skirts and tops, using a variety of fabrics. In just an hour or two, you will have a doll wardrobe that promises hours … Continue reading Barbie #dolls skirt #sewing project for #holiday gift-giving (EASY!) w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a green piece of felt with a Dritz snap on it. The snap is being sewn on using a needle and thread. A person's thumbnail is included in the picture to demonstrate the tiny size of the snap. The overlay says, "How to Sew Snaps on Doll Clothes" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where one can find this and many other free youtube tutorials on the topic of sewing doll clothes (including a number of tips and trips). ChellyWood.com is a website that offers free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

How to #Sew #Dritz Snaps on #Dolls’ Clothes @ ChellyWood.com

In early 2015, I made a video called “How to Sew Snaps on Fabric” which was very brief and extremely basic. However, it lacked some of the details that help you understand the differences between each snap and how to align your snaps neatly. This newer video offers all those details. Granted, it’s a longer video (about 5 minutes longer), but it shows you, step … Continue reading How to #Sew #Dritz Snaps on #Dolls’ Clothes @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows Kaya, the 18-inch American Girl doll wearing a handmade felt shirt. The overlay on this youtube header says "easy felt shirt" and offers the free printable doll clothes sewing pattern website ChellyWood.com as the URL for finding this youtube tutorial video. The website offers lots of free patterns for 18 inch doll clothes.

Today we’re #sewing a #felt shirt for #18inchDolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Here we have the tutorial video showing how to sew a very basic felt shirt for 18 inch dolls (46 cm dolls) like American Girl dolls and Madame Alexander dolls. Yesterday I posted the free pattern that accompanies this video, but for your convenience, I’m re-posting it right here: Free printable sewing pattern for basic felt summer top for 18-inch (46 cm) dolls If you’re … Continue reading Today we’re #sewing a #felt shirt for #18inchDolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows Mattel's 28-inch Barbie Best Fashion Friend from Just Play wearing a hand-made felt shirt using the free printable easy-to-sew shirt pattern downloaded and printed at chellywood.com the website for free doll clothes patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image links to the youtube tutorial video showing how to sew this easy sewing project for beginners, using the free pattern for this felt top sleeveless shirt that fits 28 inch dolls such as Mattels 28" barbie dolls.

Super easy #felt shirt #DIY for 28-inch #tall #dolls

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make the very simple felt shirt that I gave you the pattern for yesterday. Just in case you missed that post, click here to download that FREE pattern once again. This felt shirt is designed to fit 28-inch dolls like Mattel’s Barbie “Best Fashion Friend” from Just Play. Those of you who are already very talented with sewing … Continue reading Super easy #felt shirt #DIY for 28-inch #tall #dolls